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RadTech International North America

Susan Bailey Joins RadTech Board of Directors

Susan Bailey, technical director – North America for IGM Resins, has been appointed to the RadTech Board of Directors, effective immediately. Bailey has been with IGM Resins since 2014 and is a long-standing contributor to the RadTech organization. Her industry experience includes product development of chemical components, adhesives, coatings and inks in diverse markets of printing, pharmaceutical and electronics. Bailey has been a part of the RadTech Editorial Board since 2008 and a participant in RadTech Conference Short Courses since 2010. She has contributed to the SUNY-ESF Radiation Curing Program since 2012.

RadTech Releases New Version of UV-LED eBook

RadTech, the trade association for UV and EB technology, has released an expanded version of the group’s wildly popular UV-LED eBook. This updated version includes new articles and papers on the following:

  • Applications and Market Trends
  • Operation and Output Measurement
  • Curing Systems
  • Diode Evolution and Manufacturing
  • Chemistry
  • UV-C LEDs

Download the ebook at www.radtech.org/uvledbook/.

Rita Loof Honored as 2015 Mother of Achievement

The Mother of Achievement award recognizes those outstanding women whose positive influence, talents and community service have made a significant impact in the lives of children and families. Rita Loof, RadTech’s director of regional environmental affairs, has been named as the California awardee. Loof has 25 years of experience in the field of air quality compliance, four years of experience as a permit processing engineer for the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) and more than 20 years of consulting experience for private industry. She has written a Technical Guidance Document on permit processing of semiconductor operations for SCAQMD engineers and conducted training seminars for SCAQMD engineers on permit processing. Loof has extensive volunteer experience with various nonprofits that advocate for the educational rights of children with disabilities. She authored legislation to strengthen protections for children with disabilities attending private schools, which ultimately became law with bipartisan support. Her efforts have been recognized by The Arc (a nonprofit organization for people with developmental disabilities), the United States Department of Education and the California Legislature. American Mothers, Inc.® is committed to valuing mothers through service and education and has been MomStrong since 1935.  For more information, visit www.americanmothers.org.

Chunlin (Charlie) He Joins RadTech Editorial Board

Chunlin (Charlie) He, Ph.D., is the newest member of the RadTech Editorial Board, which provides guidance and support in the publication efforts of the association, including article review for UV+EB Technology. He is the lead materials scientist for Full Spectrum Laser, LLC, Las Vegas, Nevada, working on research and development of materials for 3D printing applications. He holds a Ph.D. in materials chemistry, University of Colorado Boulder; M.S., organic chemistry, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China; and B.S., chemistry, Nanchang University, Nanchang, China.